We are a people in the process of progress; we have not yet crossed the finish line. Forgiveness enables us to glorify God in our local church. In this message from Colossians 3:12-15, Pastor Ritch teaches that not only is forgiveness a means of bringing glory to God, but that very same glorification of God… Read more »
“We have to find our role in God’s big project, the one that stretches across the border from this life into the next.” (Cornelius Plantinga Jr.) In this message from Nehemiah 1, guest speaker John Waldrop teaches how revival came to God’s people through the obedience of Nehemiah, and the example it gives to the church today.
This month marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and we are taking some time to focus on the doctrines of the Five Solas that emerged during this time. In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches about the importance of Sola Gratia (Grace Alone). God’s grace is God’s undeserved, unearned favor upon sinful man through the atoning death of Jesus.
God’s rejection of Israel was never final, nor full. Indeed, God never fully rejects those whom He has promised to faithfully love. A remnant is always present and is much larger than we often perceive.
During seasons of suffering and pain, God’s children often do not even know the words to express in their prayers to God. Rather than leave us in confusion or despair, God provides hope and comfort. In this message from Romans 8:26-27, Pastor Ritch teaches about the ministry of the Holy Spirit to intercede for us in the midst of the trials we all face.
God’s grace is greater than all our sin. It is greater than the condemnation our sin merits, greater than the enslavement our sin creates, and it covers whatever spiritual debt our sin incurs in our lives. Pastor Ritch teaches the astonishing truth of that statement in this two-part message from Romans 5:20-6:2.
Our world was created in a state of purity and innocence, but that perfection was ruined the moment Adam sinned in the garden of Eden. We cannot turn back the clock on his (and our own) mistakes and failures, but does this mean we will never regain paradise? In this message from Romans 5:12-21, Dr. Ritch Boerckel contrasts the disobedience of Adam with the life-giving obedience of Jesus.